Federal Work Study

What is Federal Work-Study?

The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment to students with financial aid eligibility. Your eligibility depends on your financial need, other types of aid you receive, and the availability of work-study funds and positions.

How do I know if I am eligible?

You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year. In addition to completing your FAFSA, you must:

  • Have a completed and current FAFSA on file
  • Making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) according to SCTC’s SAP Policy and
  • In good standing (not on probation.

What are the benefits of work-study?

The program offers:

  • Flexible schedule around your classes
  • Chance to enhance your work experience
  • Pleasant work environment
  • Opportunity to develop your interpersonal skill
  • You have the convenience of having a job on or near the campus.
  • You can arrange your work schedule around your classes.
  • Unlike loans, work-study funds do not have to be repaid.
  • The ability to earn supplemental income.

How to apply:

  • Visit the Employment page for Southern Crescent Technical College
  • Click on Application Policy Procedures
  • Create a profile to submit an application
  • Review job posting under Student Employment for a job that meets your needs
  • Apply for position(s) of your choosing
  • Submit a copy of your resume

Things to know:

  • Work up to 15 hours per week only
  • Unable to work during semester breaks
  • Expected to practice good work ethics
  • Paid on the last business day of each month through direct deposit
  • Pay based on hours worked $8 per hour.
  • Monthly Work Study pay request must be submitted by the 15th of each month
  • Late submission of pay request will be paid on the next month pay cycle

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact the Federal Work Study Coordinator at 770-228-7368.